Acapulco Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Beaches

    Isla de Roqueta. The secluded beach was gorgeous but apparently in the last 2-3yrs the restaurant that you have to pass by to get to that gorgeous beach (a bit rocky, so watch your step and beware of...

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  • 2. Shopping in the Streets

    Don't miss the City Market. Blocks sprawling numerous directions filled to brimming with fresh vegetables, fruits, spices, fish, poultry. Try the mangoes,...

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  • 3. Aircraft carriers

    See aircraft carriers that sometimes anchor here. If you are lucky enough there will be one of those huge ships in the bay. Or at least the coast guard ships or...

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  • 4. Hidden garden is a heavenly delight

    Up behind the University of Loyola above Las Brisas is the new Acapulco Botanical Garden Esther Pliego de Salinas. It's just 3 years old now but it has been...

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  • 5. Taxco

    A 3-hour scenic taxi ride through the mountains will take you to one of the major silver mining cities in the world, Taxco. Their main market day is Saturday...

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  • 6. Leave La Costera to see some real Acapulco

    With the use of a map, I ventured off La Costera (the tourist strip around the bay's edge) to one of the Markets therein. Almost as soon as you turn off the...

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  • 7. Find a local tour guide to...

    Find a local tour guide to show you around, be careful though! Make sure they speak good English and have a decent car. We were driving through the local area...

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  • 8. Cayuca, a small coastal town...

    Cayuca, a small coastal town just north of Acapulco about 45 minutes and three buses is beautiful for its natural flora and fauna. Boating by canoe and fishing...

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  • 9. If you enjoy fishing you will...

    If you enjoy fishing you will find some of the best Sailfishing around in Acapulco. Four of us went out and in less than two hours landed three Sails. The...

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  • 10. See that size

    Another scene of the aircarft carrier. It is difficult to realize the dimensions of such a boat until you are there. You can see the tails of some planes at the...

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  • 11. Visit the fort in Acapulco.

    We were lucky enough to dock in Acapulco on a Sunday when the museum is free. Therefore we went up to see the fort and its museum.December 2003

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  • 12. this is what can happen in Mexico...

    This is what can happen in Mexico if you drive at night and a cow sees your headlights.The cow must have thought , that the grass is greener on the other side...

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  • 13. La Roqueta

    La Roqueta Island was known back in 1956 for the burro who drank beer. Here you see me with that burro.

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  • 14. Not really an original...

    Not really an original suggestion, but do rent a jet ski and ride towards the sunset far away at the horizon of this famous bay - I guarantee a magic moment!

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  • 15. Visit Aquatica. It is owned...

    Visit Aquatica. It is owned by a very nice Mexican/American named Archie Guererro. The cervezas are cheap, he speaks English, and you can even swim in the bar's...

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